Weekly Roundup: August 8-12

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Can you believe we've made it to the dog days of summer? Send your kids off to school and take some time for yourself! Here are our top ten blog posts from around the web for your Friday reading pleasure...

 

Drones Alert! New Webinar

DRONES: August 19th is only one week away, so be sure to sign up for PPA's new and exciting Drone Webinar with drone industry insiders Randy Braun and Stacy Garlington! 

Why the Color Red Made Me a Better Photographer

COMPOSITION: Fun and fascinating article on Photzy about color inspiration and the power of "red". 

Robbed Olympics Photographer Spots Thief Posing as Him in Venue

SCARY: The hard side of photographing at the Olympics: actual video of the confrontation between a photographer and the man who stole his gear! 

 

10 (More) Reasons You Should Go to Imaging USA

IMAGING: Need more reasons to convince yourself or your photographer friends to go to Imaging USA 2017 in San Antonio? Here are ten reasons to get you excited for January! 

Five Tips to Help You Better Capture Emotions and Moments

TIPS: Capturing emotional moments with your photography is made easier with these tips from a famed sports and music photographer via FStoppers

Seeing London Commuters as Renaissance Paintings

TRANSCENDENT: CityLab has an amazing gallery of London tube commuters reimagined as Renaissance art. 

On and Off Stage with Robin Williams

CANDID: Lens, the photography blog from the New York Times, has rare photos of Robin Williams, revealing what it's like to photograph rare celebrity moments on and off-stage.

Why Long Exposure Photography Is So Much Fun, but So Hard to Get Right

PATIENCE: Long exposure photography can provide gorgeous shots, but required practice. FStoppers with a post on the trickiness of long exposure and general tips to help you out. 

All Together Now

FAMILY: Creating an extended family portrait could be an impossible task given the ten family groups scattered across the United States. Read how Huth & Booth Photography in Riverview, Florida, found a way to make it happen on Professional Photographer

 

Fall Super?Day is Here for You! 

REGISTER: It's time to start thinking about Super?Day for fall 2016! Registration is online now, so see which all-day learning opportunities are in your area at PPA.com. 

There you have 'em, our weekly blog post roundup! What photography blogs or podcasts do YOU follow? Post your favorites on theLoop or email them to us at OnlineContentCommittee @PPA.com.